Textile fragment with linked chevrons and trefoilsOn display
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Textile fragment with linked chevrons and trefoils
Date14th century (1301 - 1400)
Mamluk Period (1250 - 1517)
Material and technique
cotton, block-printed with resist, and dyed blue; with remains of stitching, possibly in flax
Dimensions19 x 18.5 cm max. (length x width)
along length/width 18 / 20 threads/cm (thread count)
No. of items
Presented by Professor Percy Newberry, 1941.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 28 | Asian Crossroads
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Elaborate chevron design, as in Cat. no. 22 [EA1990.30]. The blue rows of chevrons alternate between dark and light blue.
Remains of stitching.
In: Barnes, Ruth, Indian Block-Printed Textiles in Egypt: The Newberry Collection in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997)
Barnes, Ruth, Indian Block-Printed Textiles in Egypt: The Newberry Collection in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997), no. 27 on p. 8 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 27 fig. 8 & vol. i pl. 27